Cancer Research UK has been encouraging an ‘open science behaviour’ for some time, asking researchers to make their work available as soon as possible, supporting the Concordat on Open Research Data and signing the Declaration of Research Assessment (DORA). Now Cancer Research UK commits to taking a broad view of research impact by accepting preprints in grant applications.
Monthly Archives: July 2017
Have you heard? BioMed Central is becoming BMC. At BMC, we believe our research communities share our enthusiasm for innovation, science and progress, and we would like to see it from your perspective – so we are launching our first ever “Research in Progress” photography competition! We are looking for inspiring photographs that reflect innovation,… Read more »2
A recently published study in Research Integrity and Peer Review, that surveyed 178 trainee doctors, finds that although peer review is perceived as an important means of quality control by this community, there is little value placed on being able to scrutinize peer review themselves. Here to tell us more about the study’s findings and the implications is a member of the research integrity team at Springer Nature and lead author of the study Jigisha Patel.